Chandigarh
Haryana Govt fails to handle Dera Crisis : Jagwinder Patial

“Despite strict instructions by the High Court, the Haryana Govt made no worthwhile effort to prevent the volatile mob from assembling in insane numbers  of Dera Sacha Sauda  well before August 25 resulting a massive eruption and massive damage.” said Jagwinder Patial, Executive Editor, ABP News Channel who was covering the entire episode from ground zero while addressing a session conducted on his ground zero experiences by Chandigarh Press Club organized at Club premises.

Executive summary on PU’s finances to be submitted to chancellor: V-C

“There will be hopeful news when we meet next in December, as the new chancellor has offered to help us,” said Panjab University vice-chancellor professor AK Grover, at the senate meeting, held on Sunday.

Sushmita Dev new Mahila Congress chief

Congress on Saturday appointed party MP Sushmita Devthe chief of Mahila Congress.

She replaces Shobha Oza, who has been in the post since August 2013.

Chandigarh journalists protest murder of Gauri Lankesh

Journalists of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today staged a protest here against the murder of a journalist of a weekly tabloid in Bengaluru, expressing concerns about the growing attack on the journalists across the country.

Chandigarh XI and Surjit Hockey Academy in semis

Despite playing a 3-3 draw  with Malwa School of Ludhiana Chandigarh XI moved into semi-final on the basis of their better goal average in the 16th Coal India SN Vohra Memorial Sub-Junior (Under-14) Hockey Tournament being hosted by Rock Rovers Club at the Sector 42 Hockey Stadium here today.
Chandigarh XI are scheduled to face DAV Senior Secondary School Shahabad (Haryana) in the first semi-final tomorrow at 2.30 p.m.

Punjab to give relief to successful bidders of auctioned property

To revive the real estate sector, Punjab government has decided to increase in period for which delay in deposit of interest during the moratorium period can be condoned from 90 days to 3 years.

PU organize seminar on 'Snake Diversity'

Panjab University, Chandigarh jointly with Natural Biodiversity Society has organized a Seminar entitled ‘Snake Diversity: Issues and Conservation Measures’ with a view to spreading awareness amongst the employees and residents of Panjab University, Chandigarh on August 31, 2017, at Auditorium, Dr. S. S. Bhatnagar University Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (2:30 pm - 5:30 pm).

Liquid Oxygen storage to increase in PGI

P.G.I. is Asia’s largest research center, which is located in Chandigarh, was established in 1962. Its motto is to serve the nation, help the needy and research for social welfare. PGI is the first hospital which has produced many successes.

Dera violence: Punjab and Haryana High Court holds special hearing

A full bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court is holding a special hearing today to discuss the law and order situation and other issues related to the violence after the Dera Sacha Sauda chief was convicted of rape.

Ram Rahim convicted in rape case; 29 killed in violence by Dera supporters in Panchkula

At least 29 people were killed and several injured in violence unleashed by Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s followers after he was convicted by a special CBI court in Panchkula in a 15-year old rape case on Friday. The agitated supporters set on fire many government buildings, including a local telephone exchange and LIC office. They also attacked many media vehicles and injured journalists, expressing their anger over the CBI court verdict.

Nilambari Jagdale is Chandigarh’s first woman SSP

Nilambari Vijay Jagdale a civil servant. An engineer by profession, she gave up her job and joined the Indian Police Service in 2008 and now she has taken over as the first woman senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Chandigarh on Tuesday.

No voting right for Nominated Councillors in electing Mayor, others: HC

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday set aside voting rights of nominated councillors of Chandigarh municipal corporation.

3 Lakh Followers reaches Panchkula, More 6 Lakh may com
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Chief of Dera Sacha Sauda to appear in the court, on August 25 at Panchkula, in the Sadhvi Rape case. The court will announce the verdict on Friday 25 August. In view of this, the Followers of Dera Saint has been reached at Panchkula to support Ram Rahim. The followers are gathered from Punjab and Haryana states.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Tweets He Will Be Present in Court on Fiday

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim on Thursday tweeted that he will appear in court on Friday despite having a ‘back ache’. “I have also respected the law. Even though I have a back pain, I will follow the law and be present in the court tomorrow. I have full faith in God. Please maintain calm,” Ram Rahim tweeted. His tweet came even as Punjab and Haryana are on high alert ahead of the CBI court’s verdict in a 2002 rape case against him in Punchkula.

Education is a pivotal force around which society revolves: Sidhu

"The education is the most vital aspect which should occupy the centre stage in a person's life and it's the best gift that parents can bestow upon their children." Talking straight from the heart here today at hotel hyatt regency on the occasion of giving away 'The Times Edupreneurs Awards' for excellence in educational sphere, the Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu said that education is the pivotal force around which the whole society revolves whose all round development is closely interlinked with it."

Chandigarh Sec-16 Cricket Stadium, declared as temporary jail on 25th August Deed signed to leave baby for adoption, baby girl born to 10-year-old Improve functioning, minimise burden on judiciary: Amarinder Chandigarh: Now, convert your home from leasehold to freehold Saffron panel starts signature campaign to boycott Chinese products Vikas Barala, friend in 2-day custody in stalking case Wiping out drugs from Punjab is work-in-progress Chandigarh 12-plus student selected for Google’s icon designing Take action against those responsible for torture of freedom fighter descendent: Majithia Private medical colleges would sign bond of Rs 10 cr: Health Minister Punjabi Cultural Council honours Dhesi with 'Punjab Gaurav Award' Custom officials detect two with gold in tiffin carriers from Dubai-Chandigarh flight Punjab fixes 7.8% interest rate for GPF deposits SC asks PGIMER Chandigarh to examine 10-year-old pregnant rape victim Manpreet should be booked for abetting suicide of Ajnala farmer, demands Sukhbir IFS cadre playing important role in connecting Indians, says Punjab CM Prepare against potential dengue outbreak: Health Minister Punjab CM promises revival of sports policy to provide jobs to sportpersons Mohali Court rejects bail plea of contractor, co-accused with SE Harsimrat Badal asks farmers to take maximum benefit of Sampada Punjab CM congratulates Harmanpreet Kaur Punjab to plant 2 cr saplings this year Govt orders probe into disappearance of liquor bottles from testing lab CM congratulates PAU for No. 1 ranking among agri universities